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A Sense of Place: The Life and Work of Conlon Nancarrow


Published January 28, 1994


The life and work of Conlon Nancarrow, a composer who turned an anachronistic gadget, the player piano, into a vehicle for greatness. This half-hour portrait includes interviews with family, friends, and other composers, interweaving the man and his music in ways that illuminate both.

Interviewees in Order:

Ardis Wodehouse
Julio Estrada
Mako Nancarrow
Julio Estrada
Letter of Ed Lending read by Forrest Miller
Conlon Nancarrow
Kyle Gann
Yoko Seguira Nancarrow
Kyle Gann
Yoko
Conlon
Yoko
Eva Soltes
Mako
Yoko
Julio Estrada
Yoko
Eva Soltes
Julio Estrada
Yoko
Eva Soltes
Yoko
Ursula Oppens
Yoko
Mako
Yoko
Kyle Gann
Mako

Music Selections in Order:

Study #40b
Shreveport Stomp: Jelly Roll Morton
Just Snap Your Fingers at Care: Arr. And played by George Gershwin
Study #43
Study #21
Study #2b
Study #43
Study #1
Study #3a
Study #40a
Study #12
Study #21
Study #26
Study #27
Study #41a
Study #45b
Study #43
Study #43b

Credits:

Writer/Producer/Narrator: Helen Borten
Mix Engineer: Marilyn Ries


Source Helen Borten/Other Minds
Run time 00:29:00
Label / Recorded by Helen Borten

Notes

All Other Minds programs available, with additional print and photo materials, at http://www.radiOM.org.

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